Turkey wants additional 3 billion euros to deal with refugee crisis

March 7, 2016

0,,19085238_303,00European Parliament President Martin Schulz said on Monday that Ankara wants to add an additional 3 billion euros (3.29 billion) to the 3 billion Brussels has already pledged to stem the tide of refugees entering the EU from the Anatolian country. Schultz said a “further request on the Turkish side for additional money – 3 billion euros – are in the debate, are in the discussion.” The additional 3 billion euros would be paid out through to 2018 to assist Ankara with sheltering Syrian refugees.

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